On This Day

March 1865 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 8 27th Grand National: Captain Henry Coventry wins aboard French outsider Alcibiade at 100/7

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 10 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/writer/sport-organizer
  • Mar 16 Patsy Donovan, Irish-American baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals) and manager (Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Washington Sens, Brooklyn Superbas, Boston RS), born in Queenstown, Ireland (d. 1953)